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Rumor of the Day: The late Peter Cushing to appear in Star Wars: Rogue One
Aug 25, 2015

Peter Cushing died in 1994. That might not stop him from an upcoming Star Wars appearance.

Who 50th nearly referenced a Doctor that doesn't count (that isn't John Hurt)
Jan 16, 2014

There are several Doctors who do not quite fit into the official canon, so which one did Moffat think merited a mention, anyway?

15 delightfully pulpy Hammer sci-fi and horror movie posters
Dec 15, 2012

For more than 50 years, Britain's Hammer Film Productions was a genre factory, churning out horror and sci-fi flicks by the truckload while giving actors like Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing the chance to sink their teeth into villains like Dracula and Dr. Frankenstein. Here are some of the lurid one-sheets that got butts into seats.

Insanely realistic sculpture of Peter Cushing as Grand Moff Tarkin
Dec 14, 2012

Everybody's always complaining about that "uncanny valley"—robots or other recreations looking almost human but not entirely human so that the gap between the two creeps us out. Yet sometimes erasing that gap can be just as creepy.